Trading Traditions

Three traditions we have as a church to help us keep our hearts closer to God. 1. A TRADITION OF PARTICIPATION God’s Word is alive and active through each volunteer who interacts with our guests. Our ministry leaders have decided they want to invest back in a church that has invested so much into their […]

This May Take A While

John 15:1-2 I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener.  He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful   Few things in life are more frustrating that feeling unfruitful He’ll replace something […]

Hello My Name Is

The highest creation of God in His image, both male and female.  (Gen. 1:27)   God’s Image: We’re all worthy of honor and respect, while having such characteristics as righteousness, holiness & knowledge   God knew when He created man/woman in His image that sin would enter the world.   God created man/woman in His image to […]

The Pattern is the Problem

Many of us believe that our problems are a result of life’s randomness, but in reality our lives all have similar patterns. How do we determine the patterns that dictate the direction of our lives and is it possible to change them?   I. THERE IS A PATTERN Life isn’t just a series of unrelated […]

The Power Of Same

We are obsessed with sparkle, with shiny, with the next big, new thing.  The key to change is more of the same. Bad kinds of Sameness: • Stagnant Sameness • Stupid Sameness • Stubborn Sameness • Scared Sameness Sacred Sameness I. IF YOU RESIST THE MONOTONOUS, YOU’LL MISS THE MIRACULOUS Change is a process and […]

Fly Me To The Moon

1. When you are in love with God, you have the power to do anything. Philippians 4:13 – I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me. 2. When you are in love with God, it’s not “if” as it relates to adversity occurring. It’s always a question of “when.” The Enemy will attack […]

Moodswingers: The Great Emoti Con

What you believe about God affects the way you feel about life. Moods Matter!   I. Our Goal Today: Go from Emoti Confusion to Emoti Control Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.  (Proverbs 4:23) The Attitude of Your Heart Simply Reflects the Activity of Your Mind. Doing starts […]

America – A Time To Stand

2 Chronicles 7:14, Psalm 33:12 Pastor Tom Cogle     2 Chronicles 7:14 “if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.”   […]